Traveling to Australia can be an interesting journey, especially when you're not sure of how to get hold of a kangaroo to tour across the country or are perplexed as to why an Aussie bartender looks at you weirdly when you order Fosters.
To help ease those nerves and fulfill your curiosities, here are some facts to debunk the common myths about Australia; from deadly animals to culinary choices and everything in between.
1. Deadly Animals
It is true that Australia is home to some of the deadliest animals in the world, such as venomous snakes, the poisonous blue-ringed octopus, creepy spiders, and ferocious predators like sharks and saltwater crocodiles, but the risks they pose have been largely exaggerated. In fact, a recent study from Melbourne University found that a person more likely to be killed by a horse than any other creature.
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